Nightmare II

Irrational fears These questions are mysteries Simple, frightening Nightmares of folly Incapacitating dreams I cannot see through The deep dark unknown Making monsters from shadows Outside the window Tapping, tap tapping The bogey man in hiding Lurking with his axe A hungry spirit A child’s feet step lightly down On the bedroom floor Bladder full, […]

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Mercy

Goddess of mercy Come comfort me, hear my plea To be whole and well Sister, full of grace Gentle sister, mend my heart Mend the ruptured seal Oh joy of Heaven Drain the ocean of my pain Wash me in your light Compassionate one Lead me to the perfect life With your touch, lift me […]

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Lux Aeterna

A ray of light Narrowly escapes A closing door Achieves expression   Warmth Hope Mystery   Illuminates space Enlightens an object Casts a shadow Creates a question

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Impermanence

The expressionless The void I turn away from Self-abandonment Alone and thinking Nothingness and being, self Purposive desire The world turns around And I turn with it, spinning The revolution I cannot commit Temporalities and lies Social inclusion Caste, class and station Flawed particularities Our identities Continuity A self-manifestation The vanishing point I am on […]

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Helpless

Dangerous waters The turbulence of living With no shore in sight Tossed in the moonlight The cold dark sea, beneath me Falling in the trough I am alien Even the sea rejects me Clinging to the raft My divided heart Its beating, pounding rhythm Pump the ocean’s swell Dangerous waters The turbulence of living In […]

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Propitiation

Mother, ancient-one Mother, goddess of the field We plead for mercy   Mother, ancient-one We need you, spare your children Misery and doom   My prayer is a plea How much blood do you require? Flesh, the human feast   Mother forgive us Virgin Mother, goddess, light Winged crone, darkest night   Faith, I pray […]

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